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   Natural gas  evaluated  
Natural gas propulsion for rail vehicles is discussed as a clean alternative to diesel propulsion and several prototypes and test series have been realized.
Technology field: Innovative traction concepts and energy sources
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References / Links:  DB AG 1999;  Althammer, Hattensperger 1998;  Chabas et al. 2001;  Xin et al. 1997;  Schweiger et al. 1997;  ZEIT 2001;  DB AG 2001;  b-verband gas und
Related projects:  Energy chains of alternative fuels;  Natural gas propelled railcar;  Shunting locomotive with LNG propulsion;  Railcar with CNG propulsion
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 date created: 2002-10-09
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